A Starry Night of Madagascar

By: Taha Ghouchkanlu


Region: Africa

Country: Madagascar

Date: 2014 Aug 15


This Striking nightscape is one of the most visited highlights of Africa in day time. Boabab trees, up to 800 years old, reach to 30 meter height with trunk diameter of 7 to 11 meters. The first prize winner of the 2014 Photo Nightscape Awards, this view of the Milky Way's central bulge also includes the Southern Cross near the horizon.

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